Increase Your Small Business Internet Presence

I’ve been telling people there are five important things that Google looks for with regards to where they put company’s in their organic or native search results area. One of the five things is that your company needs to be bigger on the Internet than just your Website.  At that point people go.. huh??? So … Continue reading

Free Workshop – How to Make Google Love your Website

Come join us Friday, July 29th, 8 a.m. for a FREE one hour workshop on how to make Google love your Website. Ever wonder…. What it takes to get your Website to show up on the first page of Google? How much does it costs? How long does it take to get there? What’s the … Continue reading

Hippo Eats Dwarf – Amazing Story

Ok, so how many of you actually believed this story? Come on! It’s on the Internet so it has to be true. Right? This story first appeared in 1999 and has since been widely spread across the Internet. If you want to read more about this fabulous farce check it out on snopes.com For those … Continue reading

A Relatively Inexpensive Way to Drive Traffic to Your Website and Get Leads

I tell people all the time that one of the things that Google really likes is a busy Website site. The more traffic your Website gets, the better it will do in the search result areas. A relatively inexpensive way to get traffic to your Website is to just pay for it. YOU DO NOT … Continue reading

Part 1 – How to Make Google Love Your Website Video

Just a short video with some information about what it takes to make Google love your Website. I had my friend Scott Skibell from http://www.SkillCasting.com make this for me. Chris Nastav 913-908-5642 KC Web Specialists, LLC. Experts in how business gets done on the Internet. http://www.kcwebspecialists.com

Article Published In KC Small Business Magazine

Yeah, I’m now published. LOL!. Ok, so it’s just a local business magazine. At least it’s a start. Check out my recent article in in the January online issue of KC Small Business. Chris Nastav 913-908-5642 KC Web Specialists, LLC. Experts in how business gets done on the Internet. http://www.kcwebspecialists.com

Google Has Changed Again! Why?????

Well folks, looks like Google has decided to tinker around with their search results screen. Again!!!   Apparently they are not making enough money (all employees got a 10% raise and $1,000 bonus). What they felt they needed to do was make the sponsored link or Pay Per Click areas even more prominently displayed.   Before … Continue reading

Social Media Catch-22 – I Don’t Know the Answer. Do You?

Ok all you savvy business social media users out there, please help me out with this riddle. Social media etiquette says – “Don’t be on social media trying to sell your products. It’s called social for a reason! No one is out there to be sold to.” So, for example, if I own a carpet … Continue reading

Why Google Loves Blogs

Content is king! Change is Queen! Google loves companies that put lots of content on the Internet and change it often. Google finds the technology/database/language that blogs are based on, very easy to understand and index. So what you have is a technology tool that is easy to index, it’s content rich, and change focused. … Continue reading

Social Media for Business – Thoughts Confirmation

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a networking group about how small businesses should use social media. I spent a couple weeks thinking about what I was going to present, the topics that I was going to cover, and most importantly I wanted this not to be your typical “here’s how you use … Continue reading

How Do I Get More People To My Website?

How can you get more people to your Website? As always I like to keep my answers simple…. The best way to get more people to your Website is to spend time or money getting them there. Sorry, but there’s no magic to it. Just create a detailed plan of how you are going to … Continue reading

Social Media Consulting Company’s Use Scare Tactic Marketing??

Are you considering hiring an online social media consulting company for your business? Before you do, evaluate how they are approaching you about their services. Are they trying to scare you into buying their services? Here are a few questions to consider when evaluating online social media consulting companies. 1. Are they using scare tactic … Continue reading

Does Your Website Support Your Sales Staff?

They’re out there on a daily basis, toiling the phones, beating the street, flying the skies, meeting and greeting, chasing the buck, etc, etc.  How well does your Website support sales representatives needs? Have you asked them lately what do they think of your Company site? One simple thing like a photo gallery of updated products … Continue reading

How Journalists Use Search & Social Media

A great blog post and the reason you should have an online pressroom! Posted by Lee Odden on Feb 24th, 2010 in Online Marketing, Online PR, SEO, Social Media TopRank ran a survey of journalists, reporters and editors on their use of search and social media in 2008. We found 91% use search engines like … Continue reading

So do you Bing? Do Others?

First off, let me explain what Bing is? Bing is the third largest search engine out there. Number 1 is Google, number 2 is Yahoo, and then comes Bing. Bing used to be called MSN Search, but Microsoft wanted to shake up the name and establish a better search engine brand so they upgraded the MSN search engine and … Continue reading

Why Doesn’t My Web Developer Call Me Back?

I have this discussion almost on a daily basis. People really liked their Web developer when he/she first built their Website a few years back. Since then though it’s been a constant up hill battle to get updates done to their site. Why is that, they ask? It’s really a pretty simple business reason. Web … Continue reading

Pepsi Banking On Social Media, Not SuperBowl

Hmmm, Pepsi has decided not to spend $3 million dollars on SuperBowl commericals this year. Instead, they are going to launch a $20 million dollar social media campaign. From Time Magazine – – “Pepsi plans to give away $20 million in grant money to fund projects in six categories: health, arts and culture, food and shelter, the … Continue reading

How the Internet Can Up Your Chances of Generating PR

The Internet has done great things for our lives.  Seriously, think about waking up tomorrow without it!  Not only has it allowed us the opportunity to find news and information, resources and more, it’s given little stores across the world the chance to have customers around the world.  We’re no longer tied to doing business … Continue reading